Newark Book Festival, 7th – 10th July 2022

Newark Book Festival returns to the Nottinghamshire market town this July for four days of book-filled fun with author events, family favourites and an online programme.

This year elements of the Festival will have a music theme, so look out for musical guests and an exploration of music, books and words.

The Festival is now live! Events go on sale at 10am Saturday 14th May. You can view the Festival brochure here or take a look through our What’s on pages.

Join the Festival email list to be amongst the first to find out what to expect this year.

If you would like to be kept up to date, sign up to become a Festival Friend, a stallholder or a volunteer drop us an email: or use our contact form.

To discover more about Newark and to book accommodation for your visit to the Festival, please visit

See photos from 2021 Festival on Facebook.

Want to learn about our story? Read our Synopsis here.

The Festival Bookseller

Books are available for order and sale from our Festival bookseller, The Bookcase in Lowdham. Please do help us in supporting our local independent bookseller and keep an eye out for special Festival offers and signed editions.